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7:00 a.m. saturday october 17. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," we're following developing news, several people are injured when a home goes up in flames in south jersey. fire claimed the life in a home in delaware county. plus, bill chill some areas -- plus big chill, some areas could see frost on the ground this weekend. let's go outside to meteorologist chris sowers. it's not really that cold. >> reporter: that's the saving grace, but it's chilly compared to seasonable averages. fleetwood, tanersville, 35. the poconos you're three degrees above freezing.
it's milder the closer you get to the city. 37 in saint david and kennett scare and oxford and chester 43. interior sections of south jersey feeling the chill. hammonton, 40 degrees on the dot. agenda beach in glassboro, chowing 47. hockessin 42. dover checking in at 41. satellite and radar you'll see crystal clear skies throughout the morning hours. during the afternoon we'll increase the clouds a little bit, that will keep the temperatures down, shooting for a high of 58 degrees, which is 8 degrees below average. the normal is 66. lunchtime, 54. 3:00 p.m., 57 degrees and somewhere in between 3 and 6:00 p.m. we'll top out at 58 degrees for a half-hour. the numbers start to tank off again. overnight tonight we have a chilly one coming this way. the next cold shot is coming
straight from the pole. this is typical of something you see in january or february. had this been january temperatures would be in the low to mid 20s in the delaware valley. anyway you slice it it's going to be a cold weekend we'll have a freeze overnight saturday night into sunday morning. happening overnight a single family home in pleasantville went up in flames. firefighters were called to the west street and they found a well developed fire in a home. they worked for an hour to bring it under control. there are reports of injuries and "action news" is working to determine the severity. new this morning, police in delaware county are trying to figure out what caused an overnight fire that killed a man. flames broke out at a twin home on the 200 block of collingdale
avenue around 11:30. first responders arrived to find a woman screaming on the front porch. police officers and firefighters came from surrounding times to help. several officers try to get inside, but were forced back by intense flames. firefighters worked to put out the flames. >> second floor, middle bedroom, a male body was found in the bedroom deceased. >> reporter: collingdale police are talking to the woman, a companion of the victim as they try to figure out what caused the deadly fire. pennsylvania state police and state arson investigators are investigating. a woman's body was pulled from the delaware river last night. someone spotted her floating in the area between market and chestnut at 7:00 p.m. philadelphia marine unit retrieved her body. no word if foul play is suspected.
there are details about a shooting at a montgomery county cab company, ozzie clark shot his boss. he demanded the other employees to cut him a check. he was arrested 90 minute minutes later and keegan is expected to recover. philadelphia police say brown shot shields in the head following an argument on the 1200 block of north 10th street. shields died the next day, brown is facing murder and criminal conspiracy charges. a jury will continue to deliberate the fate of contractor griffin campbell who faces life in imprison for the demolition disaster at 22nd and market. 6 people died and 13 injured.
the architect who hired him knew he wasn't qualified to do the job. prosecutors say he tried to save money by cutting corners and it cost lives. trial opening statement yesterday for chaka fattah accused of using business loans for personal use. his father an 11-term congress is facing federal indictment for unrelated charges. the race for the white house republican presidential candidate threatened to boycott an upcoming debate because it was too long. is a decision from vice president joe biden coming soon? abc's karen travers has it all. >> reporter: drama over a debate. two leading republicans revolting. donald trump and ben carson
joined together in a letter to cnbc saying they do not and will not agree to a debate that is more than 120 minutes long clueing commercial breaks. cnnbc carved on the time limit. no opening statement. carly fiorina got a boost in the first two debates with this dig to her rivals. >> i'm sorry they don't feel they have the stamina to go the distance. >> reporter: senator ted cruz has the most cash on hand. hillary clinton's performance seems to have quited democrats now talking about a potential running mate. >> i'm going to look hard at
him for anything, because that's how goodies, he deserves the accolades he is receiving. >> there's the issue of what will joe biden do. the vp continues to dodge questions. a very close aid sent a letter to former staffers saying the vp will need their help if he runs, but he hadn't made a decision yet. abc news washington. next week the candidates for philadelphia mayor face off on a debate on 6abc. we want to know what you want to ask. you can submit your questions to join the action at 6abc.com or through social media, using the #6abc action. watch the debate on sunday october 25th at 11:00 a.m. you are -- you are --
ursini -- welcomes their new president from claremont college in california. brand new thrills and chills, looking inside eastern state penitentiary for a look at what's new from terror behind the walls. >> reporter: i hope you enjoyed the mild weather over the last few days, because it's going to be down right cold. a touch of new england, we get cold overnight tonight into sunday night. i'll show you how cold the numbers get coming up equity next. >>
nuclear weapon. the president said the nuclear deal was never intended to resolve the other range of issues including ballistic missels. the u.s. is ready to negotiate with north korea, but pole yank has to be -- polly -- polly i can't think that secretary of state john kerry will meet with benjamin netanyahu in germany next week they will discuss the recent violence between israelis and palestinians. kerry spoke with syrian leader abbas. >> 7:11 now.
don't you want a slurpee? >> reporter: it feels like a slurpee outside. there's the view in atlantic city. it's a chilly morning across the viewing area. the sun officially rises if we hold the shot for another 30 seconds. the sun officially arrives at 7:13. we have a temperature of only 49 degrees in philadelphia. right on cue, there's the sun, very nice. very quiet out there, double scan live we're crystal clear, skies are clear, we're not expecting any precipitation out there today. tomorrow could be an isolated shower for one or two of you. i do stress the word "isolated" most of us stay dry. 58 decreases is the -- degrees is the high temperature we're expecting today. we have 30s and 40s across the viewing area. poconos 35, the freezing mark, # 2. reading and lancaster, upper
30s. pine barrens in southern new jersey upper 30s. wilmington, 42. trenton, 44 degrees. we have a breeze out of the west/northwest at 20 miles per hour. we have windchills four or five decrease colder than the actual air temperatures. cat satellite an radar, most of the eastern seaboard is clear, we have rain in new england and snow showers in the great lake states this morning. we'll start out with sunshine and the clouds will build as the day wears on. it will limit the sun and keep the temperatures down it will keep us in the 50s, north and west, 55 or 56 for the high. here's sault st. marie and the great lake states. u-p of michigan. you can see the disapplication flying, middle of october. -- the snowflakes flying, middle
of october. sault st. marie, windchill of 21. greenbay. 29. wait until you see the seven-day forecast by middle of next week. it will feel like the end of summer again. this won't last too long. surface map shows showers and snowflakes across the great lake states today. in the delaware valley, afternoon chilly breeze, tomorrow afternoon, sunshine to start clouds bubbling up in the afternoon, chilly with highs in the 50s. for today, 53. lancaster, 55. 58 in millville. trenton, 56. chilly breeze, clouds and sun, it's more like sunny skies to start. overnight tonight, cloudy and brisk down right cold in the western suburbs. below freezing in lancaster, reading and allentown.
33 in trenton. millville, 32. philadelphia, 39. wilmington, 35. most of the area is getting close to freezing, the national weather service has issued a freeze warning overnight tonight into tomorrow morning for the entire area. the lone exception being the i-95 corridor. we are expecting the testers to be milder in this part of the viewing area. everybody else getting close to freezing. protect those sensitive generally -- protect sensitive vegetation so they don't feel the effect of the cold air. 58 degrees today. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, chilly sunshine sunday, high of 53. sunday night into monday we're expecting what's called a hard freeze with overnight temperatures dropping into the 20s north and west, and 20s for the pine barrens and interior sections of south jersey that will likely put an end to the growing season. wednesday and thursday we have temperatures in the 70s.
hunker down for the next couple of days and bundle up. >> don't be deceived by the sun. tamala edwards has this week's art of aging. >> reporter: music therapy program at the allegheny life center in north philadelphia is open to all seniors, but it's improved helpful to those suffering from alzheimers or dimension. >> they don't communicate in other ways, to see them -- lieu life stands for living independently for elders. it helps those who can no longer remember to connect to their past and create a sense of community for all. >> it's fun i love miewrveg
anyway. it does a lot of for pee. >> it's it's a feeling inside it's like explodes, with you wow, this feels good. >> reporter: the life center offers free lunches and physical therapy. but it brings engagement. >> it's relaxing it opens up the memory bank. it's amazing to see people come together in a group share something which is very enjoyable and feel good about themselves. they are restoring and improving and maining their quality of life. >> you can call the philadelphia organize help line to find a life center near you. you can find more resources at 6abc.com/art of aging.
>> here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys this weekend. flyers fans can run to the annual 5k starting at 9:00 a.m. at the wells fargo complex on broad street. runners and walkers welcome to run along the flyers wives and ice girls. participants receive a commemorative t-shirt. you can register this morning at the well proceeds benefit the flyers charity. cleanup begins at the
jersey shore for the dunes after the storms that rolled through. volunteers are needed to clean up beach dunes in atlantic city litter and trim grass from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 new hampshire avenue and moves to south maine avenue down the beach. help the community in honor of the fallen police officers at the commute house making event from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in wilmington. that's a look at what's happening in and around your area this weekend. sports is next.
everyone, 7:23 saturday morning, we have a freeze likely on the way not tomorrow morning, but more so sunday night into monday morning. tomorrow morning will be down right cold, but the killing freeze is in 48 hours. it's everybody shaded in the lavender color. the exception being i-95 corridor from trenton to new york city and baltimore and washington, d.c. those areas are included because you have higher populations and most of the asphalt and sidewalks and sky scrapers that keeps cities more insulated than the rural areas. on a confident scale i feel certainly you'll see the hard freeze with temperatures in the 20s. you want to take steps to protect vegetables and h. he r -- herbs.
take them indoors. disconnect the hoses, if you don't pick the herbs or vegetable also, you'll lose them over the next 48 hours, as some of the coldest air this season rollings in. >> the eagles are preparing for monday night football against the giants. they may not have to worry about o'dell beckham junior. jamie apody has saturday morning sports. >> reporter: o'dell beckham missed practice with the giants with a pulled hamstring. ryan matthews limited with a groin injury. this is a divisional rivalry, it's for first place crazy enough and it's monday night football. >> monday night is special,
you're one of a couple of teams to be chosen to play on monday night throughout the course of the season, we've had two thus far. >> it's a division game and we need everything own top of that we can be in first place if we win. it's a must-win. we're excited because we're the last game of the week. >> reporter: monday night we'll be teaming up with phl17 to bring you the action. our "action news" sports team brings you countdown to kickoff followed by giants and eagles.rt games, he is back tonight. nerlens noel a hook there, two points in 19 minutes. 4th quarter, sixers win
127,-118. flyers steve mason back in the game after a family medical emergency said had a big impact on his mental state. he hopes to be back in the game against dallas. kansas royals and blue jays, toronto favored to win the series, but jays get the first blow, the royals win 5-0. penn state ohio state on 6abc today at 8:00. have a great day! >> halloween is just two weeks away and philadelphia is home to one of the largest and scariest and haunted attracts in the county him we're giving you a live look at terror behind the
walls at eastern asset -- eastern state penitentiary. if if you want a scary experience you'll get a tracking device that will let the actors know you can be pulled away from your friends and family. >> you never know when you might get pulled away. >> reporter: terror behind the walls is in its 25th season.
cookies or almonds. yumminess. hershey's is mine, yours, our chocolate. is killed on the ac expressway. violent attack philadelphia police may know who they are looking for after four men break into a home and beat a man before robbing him. u.s. airways becomes a thing of the past with the landing at philadelphia international this morning. first, let's go outside to chris sowers and look at what we're facing in the weather, chris. >> reporter: cold, that's what we're facing over the next couple of days, although it's not that bad. if you look at the numbers, it may appear to be chilly, but there's no wind. nonetheless you'll need a jacket or light coat.
bundle up. 39 in fleetwood. 39 in slatington. 40 in pottstown, saint davids. 37. kennett square 37. levittown, 40 degrees. glassboro, 46. ewing 40 and browns mill 40. later this afternoon you're waking up to crystal clear skies this morning. you'll see sunshine throughout the morning hours. later this afternoon the clouds will bubble up. we'll go mostly cloudy. all the clouds will help to keep the temperatures down later of as a matter of fact we are only forecasting a high of 58 degrees today. it's going to be one of the cooler days we've seen so far this fall season. it's 8 degrees below the seasonal average of 66. aafternoon, breezy, winds out of the northeast at 20 miles per hour. the clouds increase as the day wears on. lunchtime, 54. 3:00 p.m., 57. 6:00 p.m., 56 degrees, make sure you're bundled up this
afternoon, maybe you want to do some kind of fall activity. duck fields and creamy acres in south hears has hay rides and fun things to do. if you're heading to the temple game taking on central florida. bundle up for this, as well. kickoff temperature 50 degrees, by the 4th quarter we're down to 45. yes with the winds it will feel cooler than that 45 cease. it will feel like fall today. we'll talk about the killing freeze on the way monday morning in the seven day forecast in just a few minutes. eva. >> new this morning, a new jersey state police are investigating a deadly pedestrian crash on the atlantic city expressway in camden county. first responders were called around 11:45 to the westbound lanes near mile marker 43 in winslow township. medics pronounced the victim dead at the scene. only one lane of traffic was getting bias police investigated. we have an update on a
accident that sent a police officer to the hospital last night. chopper 6 was on scene tuckahoe road in franklin township. the officer who was a 14 year veteran of the force was hit by an suv. he is in serious condition with broken bones and concussion. the driver of the suv ran a stop sign and hit him. she had three children in the car and allegedly driving drunk at the time. she has been arrested and charge with dui and other charges. philadelphia police believe they know who they are looking for in a violent home invasion. it happened blocks from a temple university hospital where there's been a surge of violence. jeff chirico has the details. >> we'll append these individuals because we know their names. >> reporter: philadelphia police say they know who they are looking in this violent home
invasion blocks from temple university campus. four men armed with guns forced their way in and pistol whipped the 26-year-old victim. >> they robbed him. >> reporter: they fled on foot their coming and goings likely recorded on surveillance cameras inside and outside the apartment building. the victim injured with a cut to the eye was able to see well enough to give detective's critical information. >> the victim said he recognized and knows who of them. so we actually have names. >> reporter: the victim's roommate was home at the time of the invasion, but in the shower and unaware that anything had happened. the victim was taken to temple university hospital to be treated for the cut to the eye. at central detectives, jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> philadelphia police are hoping surveillance video will help identify two suspects wanted for robbing two temple students this week.
police say the suspects pulled a gun on a man at 10th and is you say with a had an -- susquehanna and robbed him and stole his 2005 cadillac. three hours later another student was robbed at 15th street. if you know the two men contact police. a lehigh valley woman who admitted to a murder or higher plot learned her fate after hiring to hit man to kill her daughter's ex-girlfriend. she was arrested after talking to an undercover detective who was posing as a hit man. moody's lord pennsylvanis bond rating citing the
pennsylvania stalemate. a bank has started bankruptcy proceedings against acr. acr and revel owner glen straub have been unable to reach a settlement. straub has fallen behind on the payments. cross countries journey of the final u.s. airways flight has come to an end and landed at philadelphia international airport earlier this morning. flight 1939 took off from philadelphia international airport yesterday destined to charlotte, north carolina and on to phoenix and san francisco before returning to philadelphia. it was the last-ever u.s. airways flight to take off from phl. u.s. airways will no longer
exist merging with american airlines. many passengers didn't know they were on the historic flight, but others booked the trip to be part of it. >> eggs so passionate about airplanes and this is a great way to help him pursue that passion. >> they will merge frequent flyers programs and all future flights will be under the american banner. the price of eggs has shot up over bird flu over the summer. "action news" reporter, erin o'hern has more. >> reporter: it's been called nature's perfect food. >> protein it's a good thing to have in the house. >> reporter: but for months prices for the little oval wonder are less than perfect that's putting a crack in egg lovers budget. >> from a dollar something to 3
something. >> reporter: the culprit a shortage to egg flu break out. most birds killed were hens in iowa. the top producing egg state. with record high prices reaching $2 a dozen. >> it used to be $120 to feed the family, now it's 160, 170. >> reporter: rich's deli in fort washington is famous for his breakfast sandwiches. he is absorbing the costs at this restaurant instead of passing it on to customers. business owners say the egg prices have gotten better, but have not stabilized. >> the holidays are here, the
egg prices go up routinely. >> reporter: the bakery that makes all his indication from scratch make it harder for -- all his cakes from scratch make it harder for business. >> as everything is coming up, it's coming to a point where the customers is going to end up paying a fortune for what they want. >> reporter: in ambler, erin o'hern channel 6 "action news." >> still ahead on "action news" saturday morning. we'll introduce you to a mother daughter team who are taking part in the same race to beat breast cashes. cashes -- breast cancer. caught in the mudslide, a woman driver feels helpless as the cascading mud surrounds her. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast,
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cars. i was not sure we were going to make it out of there. looked like there were cars going to float over the wall, it was really horrible. >> once the rain finally came to a stop, the woman crawled through the windows on top of dried mud. she said she is glad nobody was seriously hurt as people were helping one another as they walked for hours down the highway. those pictures are incredible. >> reporter: those folks can't get a break, first they have the fires and no rain and now they have too much rain and you go to that. let's look outside along east coast. this is the center city skyline. looking from our temple university camera. note the clear skies, they will clear up this afternoon that's because of cold air that's
rushing in aloft. you go 5, 6, 7,000 feet up you're way below freezing. it's going to be get chilly out there and the clouds will increase during the day. storm tracker 6 live double scan crystal clear, no precipitation on the radars. tomorrow, maybe an isolated pop-up shower. yesterday, 66 degrees. 46 in philadelphia. some of the outlying suburbs are in the 30s. the dewpoint is 36. winds are light out of the southwest at 7 miles per hour. those will increase as the day wears on out of the west/northwest that will adds to the chill this afternoon. 39 in millville. 35 in the poconos. 46 for philadelphia. dover, 43. we're starting out with sunny
skies. you can see across the entire tri state. for the most part you're clear. you can see mixed rain and snow showers across the great lake states. the water vapor shot hose the huge arctic -- shows the huge arctic high settling in. ohio and tennessee valley the high plains and great lake states is pushing south and east it will sit over top of us monday and. it will be a struggle tomorrow just to reach 50 degrees in parts of the area. bismarck, north dakota 27. this is chilly for this time of the year. you have to keep in mind it's only the middle of october. it's not like we're in december or something like that. caribou maine, 27 degrees. let's flip it over, the model is
a little too chilly. we're going 57, 58 degrees, mid 50s north and west. i like what the model is doing overnights tonight. it shows the clear skies and calm winds and the numbers plummeting. reading, allentown the numbers fall off the cliff. 30 degrees. with the clouds increasing, again it's going to be a struggle to reach 50 degrees. we'll go 53 or 54 for the high in the city. cooler north and west. monday morning this by far will be the coldest air of the season so far. mid to upper 20s north and west, trenton 29. millville, 32. this will produce what's called a hard freeze that typically kills plants and puts an end to the growing season. if you have anything outdoors bring it indoors this weekend if you want to save it. it's not going to last with the temperatures that cold.
jersey shore milder, 58, sun and clouds, breezy. of philadelphia, we'll go 58 degrees with clouds limited sun by afternoon, starting out with a a lot of sunshine and then increasing clouds during the day. breezy. overnights tonight, 31 degrees outlying suburbs, 39 for center city. you saw the numbers, the modeling has the areas out in the 20s. the national weather service has issued the freeze warning for the entire viewing area the exception being the i-95 corridor. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 53 degrees sunday. that would be the temperatures in philadelphia. north ran west, your probably hanging out in the upper 40s with the winds it will feel colder that that that. monday, 54. monday night football chilly against the giants. 66 fuse, wednesday, better in the 70s. >> things get spooky on "fyi philly" alicia vitarelli and karen rogers have all the creepy
crawley details on the halloween special. >> here's what's coming up tonight on "fyi philly." >> spooky halloween special. and we're gettingous on in the city and the -- we're getting ours on in the city and the suburbs. not so scary fun with the kids. you get dressed to kill. trick or treat. get our treat on with chocolate cake and cocktails. i'm a happy girl. tonight it's an "fyi philly" happy halloween!
>> good saturday morning to you, sky6 live hd taking a live look the sun is up over atlantic city, it is 7:50, 50 degrees right now. be warned, though, it is supposed to be chilly this weekend and meteorologist saying some of the coldest air of the season is going to roll in. >> all this month the fight
against breast cancer in the making strides against breast cancer event. today at memorial hall there will be many teens walking team mother and daughter called the pink eagles. >> reporter: fighting cancer is not just a passion it's a life anne death matter. >> my grandmother had cancer, my mother had cancer and my sister died from cancer, my baby girl breast cancer. >> reporter: as her younger daughter was losing her 6 year battle with breast cancer vanessa had her own cancer. the next day when the doctors said she was cancer free she decided to find a cure. >> it picked the wrong family. >> reporter: they sell buttons,
pens and other small items. >> my mom sells stuff at her job. when my mom has people waiting to buy stuff. >> reporter: they holds events and every fall they lead the pink eagles a team of relatives and friends and co-workers and more. >> eagles that soar. >> reporter: little by little their grassroots efforts are making their mark. they are a top fundraiser for the walk. saturday morning they hope to have 100 walkers with a total of ten thousand dollars. >> the people see our passion, our passion we are about this not just raising funds but educating people letting them what services are available to them. how the american cancer society can can help them. >>
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strong this morning. you better feel strong hanging out in the cold. >> reporter: you better bundle up. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 58 degrees today. thank you for sharing that. lots of sunshine this morning, clouds mixing in this afternoon. it will not feel like 58 it will be cooler than that with the wind. sunday, chilly, increasing clouds, 53 degrees is the forecasted high. upper 40s north and west, there could one or two areas that see
a quick-hitting instability hour. monday, 54, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, we warm up again. 60s and 70s. we'll save your dancing for a later hour. it is 7:56 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's paula far i -- ferris wih a preview. >> reporter: good morning, eva. massive cleanup efforts underway in california. rescue teams saved drivers trapped in their cars. survivors sharing their stories and dramatic images this morning. we're life from california with more on the aftermath. more trouble off the field for cleveland quarterback johnny manzell questioned by police after an alcohol fueled argument with his girlfriend. there's hope for lamar odom. a source close to the nba star
claims he is conscious and able to speak. we'll have more on his condition and what kind of recovery lice ahead. that's coming up on "g.m.a." this saturday, see you soon, philly. >> "action news" continues at 9:00 a.m. here's the stories we're working on. police in delaware county are investigating an overnight fire that claimed a man's life. a trainer that is helping women with a specialized fitness program. for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim. we'll see you back here in an hour.
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good morning, america. the big digout right now. the incredible flash flooding triggering those massive mudslides. hundreds of vehicles stuck. is anyone buried alive? the frantic search efforts right now. >> this is what i cannot get across to go home. >> and the struggle to get the roads cleaned up and back open. nfl quarterback johnny manziel and his girlfriend pulled over by police. their high-speed argument that had witnesses calling for help. the police report. was alcohol involved, and the nfl's new domestic dispute problem. caught on camera. scaffolding collapse. the massive construction accident. workers trapped. the debris crashing down. how did it happen? and ray of hope. former